16 days in Naples, Florence & Rome Itinerary

16 days in Naples, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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16 days in Naples, Florence & Rome Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + train:  7​h 30​min
1
Naples
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

6
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Ravello (Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, & more), Positano (Fornillo & Church of Santa Maria Assunta) and Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings, Cimitero Monumentale, & more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte, learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naples visit planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Naples is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Naples. Traveling from Cairo in September, expect Naples to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, Vietri sul Mare, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence tour planner .

Getting from Naples to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Naples in September since evenings lows in Florence dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome travel route planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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